WICHITA – Ronald McDonald House Charities Wichita has received a $15,000 Good Neighbor Fund Grant from Spirit AeroSystems. The grant benefits RMHC Wichita's Adopt A Room project, which provides stability for families, so they can focus their energy and attention on their child.
BMI, a third party administration company, recently welcomed a new executive leader to spearhead efforts related to value based bundled payment programs and clinically integrated provider networks. Carol Kuhn will serve as the vice president of Value Based Benefits and Client Services in conjunction with a sister entity being developed in part by BMI.
Great Bend Regional Hospital is proud to announce the hiring of Rachel Mawhirter as the healthcare provider's new Marketing Director and Physician Recruiter. In this newly developed position, she will be responsible for managing the internal and external communications, advertising, community relations, and physician recruitment for the hospital and its affiliated health clinic and family practice.
During the season of giving thanks, Animal Medical Center is igniting a new initiative to bestow a few blessings on their furry friends at the Golden Belt Humane Society. The growing veterinary practice recently announced plans to host the first ever "Holiday Pounds for Pets" Supply Drive on from 4-6 p.m. on Thursday at both of their clinic locations in Great Bend and Ellinwood.
The HaysMed Foundation has received a distribution from the William F. and Joanna L Aubel Charitable Remainder Unitrust. The gift of $217,122 will be added to the Bill and Joanna Aubel Endowment. The endowment is a permanent fund in which the earnings will benefit the Dreiling/Schmidt Cancer Institute at HaysMed.
Nex-Tech Wireless annual toy drive has kicked off and will continue until the end of December. Toys are being collected at all Nex-Tech Wireless and Nex-Tech Wireless Authorized Agent locations throughout central and western Kansas.
After nearly three decades practicing obstetrics and gynecology in the Great Bend area, Dr. Roger Marshall is shifting his focus to specialize on gynecology as of Jan. 1, 2016. To recognize him for his dedicated service to mothers and families in our community, Great Bend Regional Hospital will host a special milestone reception from 11 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Dec. 5 at GBRH. The come-and-go event will be geared toward mothers and their children.
Clara Barton Hospital announced last month they had been recognized by the Kansas Hospital Education and Research Foundation for recent efforts to improve the food and beverage environment at the facility. This enhanced access to healthy food aims to positively impact hospital employees, patients and visitors, while also helping to establish norms for healthier living for the community.